Tagged: video

What a wonderful world - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Dec 09, 2011

You don’t want to miss this. David Attenborough reciting passages from the lyrics of What a Wonderful World to a backdrop of that glorious BBC photography.* Although some might say that this is, in the end, an advertisement it well worth watching for the stunning natural history photography. It’s a montage of some of the best … Read More

Our pale blue dot - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Nov 11, 2011

I’m a little late for Carl Sagan Day* over in my part of our pale blue dot, but nevertheless let me share a video celebrating it: [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03lPcUzGa-w[/embed] I’ve chosen one of the less viewed of the many videos of this, one with images less focusing on either wars or religion. An older post … Read More

Whale Fall (after life of a whale) - Seeing Data

Chris McDowall Oct 15, 2011

I find this video both informative and astonishingly beautiful. The film-maker uses paper cutout puppets to describe what happens to a whale’s carcass after the creature dies. Music provided by the excellent Rachel’s. Enjoy in full-screen with a cup of coffee. [vimeo width=”681″ height=”383″]http://vimeo.com/29987934[/vimeo] … Read More

Ben Goldacre: Battling Bad Science - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Oct 01, 2011

Having seen a run of posts on various ’bad science’ on sciblogs.co.nz–that’s us!–and being wildly short on free time –free time-what is that??–let me offer readers Britain’s Ben Goldacre giving a TED lecture, Battling Bad Science. Ben is the author of the well-known Bad Science blog, and writes the Bad Science column at The Guardian. Read More